May 19, 2024

U-17 Igala Nations Cup: United Boys Fc Of Ajaka Narrowly Edge Muri Football Academy To Lift 3rd Edition

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By Sportsgister

The 3rd Edition Of the U-17 Igala Nations Cup played at the Community Secondary School Field Ajaka on Christmas day ended 1-0 in Favour of United Boys Fc of Ajaka after they edge Muri Football Academy by a lone goal scored by Youthful prodigy Ridwan Mohammed in the Opening minutes of the second half.

 

United Boys Fc who were all over the Pitch from the blast of the whistle enjoyed a larger percentage of the possession but were unlucky in front of Goal especially in the first half as the Muri Football Academy safe hand was the saviour of his side posting superlative performance to deny the rampaging United Boys attacking frontline who were indeed United in their approach especially in front of goal the chance to register anything.

 

The first half ended goalless to the disappointment of the fans of both team who believed the first half should have produced a handful of goals. The second half was quite eventful and United boys Fc changed their style which paid of almost immediately as Ridwan Mohammed who was left unmarked took advantage of an aerial contest which he professionally brought down and fired a blast which beat the Muri Academy goalkeeper for the first and only goal of the epic clash.

 

All effort by Muri Football Academy to level up proved abortive as they became quite wasteful in front of goal and couldn’t make any meaningful impact before Centre Referee Kamilu brought the game to an end.

 

Amongst dignitaries who watched the encounter is the Sponsor of Igala Nations Cup, Igala United Football Club and the U-17 Igala Nations Cup Dr Victor Adoji, a Woman Leader in Kogi East, Dr Saidat Lammie, Coordinator of Generational Change Group Mr Musa Madious, a former Player Of Idah United Mr Adejoh and a host of others.

 

 

Director Technical Of Igala Nations Cup and CAF Licensed Manager, Abubakar Kamar Olachene advice young boys who are ready to horn their football skills to be absolutely serious with their God given skills and talent saying if they show any glimpse of seriousness, Dr Victor Adoji is there to provide them with a viable platform to take their career to an enviable height.

 

Coach Abubakar Kamar Olachene gave an example of an Ajaka born player Nuhu Shaibu known as “Udale who was discovered during one of the Editions of Igala Nations Cup and is now playing for Reggiana Fc in the Italian second tier League, Serie B, He said Udale’s movement abroad in just a short spate of time was made possible as a result of his seriousness, Commitment, determination and Dr Victor Adoji’s Large heart and strong resolve and desire to see youths of Igala land make something meaningful with their lives.

 

The winners United Boys Fc of Ajaka went home with 100,000 Naira, second place team Muri Football Academy were gifted 50,000 Naira while the 3rd place team got 20,000 Naira courtesy Dr Victor Adoji. The first Edition of the Cadet Competition was staged in Ejule, the Second Edition which was Sponsored by Dr Victor Adoji took place in Idah in 2022 while this Edition which was Staged at Ajaka was also Sponsored by Dr Victor Adoji.

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